There are 6 ways to get from Vilnius to Bratislava by plane, bus, train or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly, bus  •  4 h 50 min

  1. Fly from Vilnius (VNO) to Vienna (VIE) VNO - VIE
  2. Take the bus from Vídeň, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP

$67 - $167

Cheapest option

Train  •  17 h 33 min

  1. Take the train from Vilnius to Kaunas
  2. Take the train from Kaunas to Białystok R
  3. Take the train from Bialystok to Warszawa Centralna Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Bratislava hl.st. Ec

$43 - $71

4 alternative options

Train, bus  •  16 h 8 min

  1. Take the train from Vilnius to Kaunas
  2. Take the bus from Kaunas to Białystok
  3. Take the train from Bialystok to Warszawa Centralna Ic / ...
  4. Take the train from Warszawa Centralna to Bratislava hl.st. Ec

$44 - $71

Bus Ecolines  •  22 h 35 min

  1. Take the bus from Vilnius to Bratislava

$60 - $95

Bus Billy  •  24 h 20 min

  1. Take the bus from Vilnius to Vienna - Erdberg
  2. Take the bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP 901 / ...

$69 - $97

Drive  •  12 h 40 min

  1. Drive from Vilnius to Bratislava 706.5 miles

$140 - $210

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Vilnius to Bratislava is to train and bus which costs $40 - $75 and takes 16 h 8 min.

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The quickest way to get from Vilnius to Bratislava is to fly and bus which costs $65 - $170 and takes 4 h 50 min.

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The distance between Vilnius and Bratislava is 921 km. The road distance is 1130.4 km.

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It takes approximately 4 h 50 min to get from Vilnius to Bratislava, including transfers.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Vilnius and arriving at Bratislava. Services depart twice a week, and operate Tuesday and Saturday. The journey takes approximately 22 h 35 min.

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No, there is no direct train from Vilnius to Bratislava. However, there are services departing from Vilnius and arriving at Bratislava hl.st. via Kaunas, Bialystok and Warszawa Centralna. The journey, including transfers, takes approximately 17 h 33 min.

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Vilnius to Bratislava bus services, operated by Ecolines, depart from Riga station.

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Map of how to get from Vilnius to Bratislava.
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  • Distance: 575.5 miles
  • Duration: 4 h 50 min

What companies run services between Vilnius, Lithuania and Bratislava, Slovakia?

You can take a train from Vilnius to Bratislava via Kaunas, Białystok, Bialystok, and Warszawa Centralna in around 17 h 33 min. Alternatively, Ecolines operates a bus from Vilnius to Bratislava twice a week. Tickets cost $60 - $95 and the journey takes 22 h 35 min.

Airlines
LOT
Website
lot.com
Flights from Vilnius to Vienna via Warsaw
Ave. Duration
3 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$130 - $390
Austrian Airlines
Website
austrian.com
Flights from Vilnius to Vienna
Ave. Duration
1 h 45 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$170 - $420
Ukraine International Airlines
Website
flyuia.com
Flights from Vilnius to Vienna via Kiev
Ave. Duration
4 h 25 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$95 - $310
Train operators
Lithuanian Railways (LG)
Phone
(+370) 700 55111
Email
nuomone@litrail.lt
Website
litrail.lt
Train from Vilnius to Kaunas
Ave. Duration
1 h 33 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
2nd Class Ticket
$4 - $7
1st Class Ticket
$5 - $8
Train from Kaunas to Bialystok
Ave. Duration
4 h 48 min
Frequency
3 times a week
Estimated price
$10 - $17
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
Polish Railways (PKP)
Phone
703 200 200
Website
intercity.pl
Train from Bialystok to Warszawa Centralna
Ave. Duration
2 h 3 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$7 - $11
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
2nd Class
$7 - $11
1st Class
$10 - $15
Train from Warszawa Centralna to Bratislava hl.st.
Ave. Duration
7 h
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$21 - $35
Website
Intercity.pl
Book at
Raileurope.com
Traukinio
Website
traukiniobilietas.lt
Train from Kaunas to Białystok
Ave. Duration
4 h 13 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$13
Schedules at
traukiniobilietas.lt
Bus operators
RegioJet
Phone
+420 542 42 42 42
Email
info@regiojet.cz
Website
regiojet.sk
Bus from Vídeň, Schwechat Airport Bbf. to Bratislava, Most SNP
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Every 30 minutes
Estimated price
$2 - $4
Schedules at
regiojet.sk
FlixBus
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Contact Details
Phone
+49 1807 123 99 123
Email
info@flixbus.de
Website
flixbus.de
Bus from Vienna Airport to Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP
Ave. Duration
45 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$3 - $6
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Bus from Vienna, Vienna Erdberg to Bratislava, Bratislava Most SNP
Ave. Duration
1 h 10 min
Frequency
Hourly
Estimated price
$4 - $8
Website
flixbus.co.uk
Ecolines
Phone
+371 67214512
Email
info@ecolines.lv
Website
ecolines.net
Bus from Kaunas to Białystok
Ave. Duration
2 h 42 min
Frequency
5 times a week
Estimated price
$11 - $17
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Bus from Vilnius to Bratislava
Ave. Duration
22 h 35 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $95
Schedules at
ecolines.net
Billy
Email
biuro@jordan.pl
Website
jordan.billy.pl
Bus from Vilnius to Vienna - Erdberg
Ave. Duration
21 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
$60 - $90
Schedules at
jordan.billy.pl

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